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Uniforms

Uniforms

Our official uniform supplier is Dennis Uniform. If you are interested in used uniforms please contact the office manager: office-manager@utmcs.org

Uniform Policy

  • Students must keep shirttails tucked in.
  • Uniforms must be cleaned and in good condition. (No frayed cuffs, stained shirts, holes, missing buttons, etc.)
  • All pants/shorts must be worn at the waist.
  • Belts must be plain or braided without any decoration, black only.
  • Uniform jumpers, skirt, skorts, and shorts length no higher than 2 inches above the knee.
  • Formal uniform must be worn on Cathedral Mass Days and indicated Special Events.
  • Athletic (PE) shoes must be primarily black, gray or white with black, gray or white shoelaces and non-marking soles, and are required for PE for all grades. Any shoes deemed distracting by the principal must be replaced with something more suitable. Shoes that light up or roll are not allowed.
  • Formal dress uniform or parts thereof may be worn on informal dress days.

PRE-K UNIFORM

The Pre-K students of The Madeleine Choir School wear a modified school uniform. Students are expected to wear Khaki bottoms: skort, shorts or pants, with a solid white or navy blue golf shirt. Sturdy, closed-toe shoes, primarily white or black should also be worn. Pre-K pieces are not required to have the MCS logo.

FORMAL DRESS is required for K through 3 Monday through Thursday (except for designated PE days as mentioned above), on Cathedral Mass Days (See School Calendar) and indicated Special Events.

BOYS Formal Dress K-3:

  • Navy v-neck cardigan with MCS logo
  • White button-down oxford shirt (long or short sleeves)
  • Khaki uniform pants with a black belt. No "cargo" pants, rivets, denim fabric, low riders or multiple pockets. Standard dark (warm) khaki (not grey) uniform pants only, such as those sold by Dennis Uniform, Academy Attire, French Toast, and Land’s End.
  • Black Crew Length Socks
  • Black Leather Dress Shoes with a hard, non-marking sole. (No soft soled shoes. Boots and solid black athletic shoes do not qualify)

GIRLS Formal Dress K-3:

  • Navy v-neck cardigan with MCS logo
  • White button-down oxford shirt (long or short sleeves)
  • Blackwatch plaid knife-pleats/split front jumper
  • Black knee-hi socks (no other color) or Black tights (no other color)
  • Black flat dress shoes (no boots)
  • Optional: black leggings may be worn under the jumper. (Leggings must be solid black, tight fitting, without any decoration or flare to the leg; they must look like tights and worn with black socks.)
  • Optional: black or navy bike shorts under jumper

FORMAL DRESS is required for 4 through 8 every day except Friday (unless otherwise indicated for Cathedral Mass and Special Events)

BOYS Formal Dress 4-8:

  • Navy Blazer with Diocesan Crest on left side of upper breast pocket
  • White button-down oxford shirt (long or short sleeves)
  • MCS tie
  • Khaki uniform pants with a black belt. No "cargo" pants, rivets, denim-type fabric, low riders, or multiple pockets. Standard dark khaki (not grey) uniform pants only, such as those sold by Dennis Uniform, Academy Attire, French Toast, and Land's End
  • Black leather dress shoes with a hard, non-marking sole. (No soft-soled shoes. No boots. Solid black athletic shoes do not qualify.)
  • Black crew length socks
  • Optional: navy sleeveless vest with MCS logo (does not replace blazer)
  • Optional: navy v-neck pullover sweater with MCS logo (does not replace blazer)

GIRLS Formal Dress 4-8:

  • Navy Blazer with Diocesan Crest on left side of upper breast pocket
  • MCS tie
  • White button-down oxford shirt (long or short sleeves)
  • Blackwatch plaid box pleat skirt, no higher than 2 inches above the knee.
  • Black knee-hi socks (no other color)
  • Black tights (no other color)
  • Black dress shoes (soles no higher than ½", heels no higher than 2 inches, no boots). No soft-soled shoes.
  • Optional: black leggings may be worn under the jumper. (Leggings must be solid black, tight fitting, without any decoration or flare to the leg; they must look like tights and worn with black socks.)
  • Optional: black or navy bike shorts under jumper
  • Optional: navy MCS logo sleeveless vest (does not replace blazer)
  • Optional: navy MCS logo v-neck pullover sweater (does not replace blazer)

Informal Dress for Grades K-8:
Informal dress is not required, but is allowed on Fridays for all grades (unless otherwise noted due to Mass or Special Events), and encouraged on class PE day for grades K-3. Formal dress or parts thereof may be worn on informal dress days.

BOYS K-8 Informal dress:

  • MCS logo white golf shirt-short or long sleeves
  • Khaki uniform pants
  • Black belt
  • Khaki uniform shorts (1st and 4th quarters only, same specifications as pants)
  • Athletic (PE) shoes must be must be primarily black, gray or white with black or white laces and firm non-marking soles, and are required for PE for all grades. Any shoes deemed distracting by the principal would have to be replaced with something more suitable. Shoes that light up or roll are not allowed.
  • Solid white or black athletic socks
  • MCS Logo sweatshirt

GIRLS K-8 Informal dress:

  • MCS white logo golf shirt short or long sleeves
  • Khaki uniform pants
  • Khaki uniform shorts (1st and 4th quarters only, same specifications as pants)
  • Khaki uniform skort (permitted all year)
  • Black belt
  • Athletic (PE) shoes must be primarily black, gray or white with black or white laces and firm non-marking soles, and are required for PE for all grades. Any shoes deemed distracting by the principal must be replaced with something more suitable.
  • Shoes that light up or roll are not allowed
  • Solid white or black athletic socks (knee-hi socks not necessary)
  • MCS Logo sweatshirt

PE Uniform (Required for Grades 4-8)

  • MCS PE uniform tee shirt
  • MCS PE uniform athletic shorts
  • Athletic (PE) shoes must be primarily black, gray or white with non-marking soles, and are required for PE for all grades. Any shoes deemed distracting by the principal must be replaced with something more suitable. Shoes that light up or roll are not allowed.

Special Uniform Notes

  • Kindergarten through Grade Three Students, are encouraged to wear their Informal Dress Uniform on Class PE Days.
  • Grades K-3 wear MCS logo cardigan sweaters for all Mass days, special occasions, class pictures, etc. They should be labeled with the child’s name.
  • Blazers are kept at school in the classroom all year and must be labeled with child's name.
  • Other Uniforms and MCS insignia apparel will be left up to the discretion of the principal on whether or not the clothing will be permitted as uniform.
  • The Cathedral Crusaders black, gray or blue choir school sweatshirt, black track jacket may be worn as outerwear on Informal Dress Days or for Spirit Days.
  • For Grades 4-8: MCS ties and Diocesan crests for blazers are sold at the Front Office.
  • Order Forms for MCS P.E. Uniforms are available at the Front Office or may be ordered online: https://scoreboardsports.tuosystems.com/stores/madeleine-choir-school

 

Spirit Dress Days

The dress code includes:

  • Any MCS sponsored athletic, team, or club clothing
  • Appropriate jeans or khaki pants
  • No baggy pants and no low rider pants
  • No hats
  • No bare midriffs or low-cut tops
  • No flip-flops or open-toed shoes.

Hair

A student's hair must be:

  • Clean
  • Combed
  • Well-trimmed
  • Neat
  • Moderate in style
  • The student’s natural hair color
  • Boy’s hair must be neat and trimmed above the eyebrow and off the shirt collar
  • Hair must be trimmed above the eyebrows. Boys must be clean-shaven.
  • Interpretation of appropriate hairstyles for school will be solely up to the discretion of the pastoral administrator or principal.
  • Hair accessories must be solid black, dark blue, uniform plaid or the same color as student hair. No bows, flowers, feathers, scarves, or anything deemed distracting by teacher or principal. Spirit or free dress days are exceptions.

Jewelry

  • Appropriate jewelry, such as post earrings, watches, and necklaces are allowed.
  • Hanging earrings are prohibited for safety reasons. Distracting jewelry will be addressed on an individual basis by the principal or teacher.

Make-Up

  • Make-up that is obvious and distracting (anything other than natural looking) is not allowed.
  • Nail polish that is light pink or clear is the only polish allowed at school.
  • Distracting make-up or nail polish will be addressed on an individual basis at school.